In Primorye will consider the case of extortion of money from visiting the car

© RIA Novosti / Pavel Camerastate goddess of justice Themis in court. Archival photoIn Primorye will consider the case of extortion of money from visiting the car© RIA Novosti / Pavel Komarov

The Russians will stand trial on charges that he posing as a police officer, using threats or use of physical force as part of an organized group stole money from people who came to Vladivostok to buy a car, according to the regional Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

According to police, three of his accomplices have already been convicted. Earlier it was liquidated a criminal group which robbed, and committed robbery and fraud against people who have arrived to Vladivostok from other regions of the country to buy cars.

«In the area of the car market «Green corner» they chose among potential buyers of vehicles of non-residents and posing as law enforcement officers, by deception or by threat and use of physical force stole the money», — said the head of the press service of the Moi of Russia for the Primorsky Krai Irina Syrova.

According to police, the actions of members of a criminal group injured 13 people, the damage exceeded 3 million roubles.

The investigators proved the involvement of three defendants to 5 assaults and fraud. Each sentence of the court received from 10 to 12 years of imprisonment with punishment serving in a corrective colony of strictly mode. The fourth member of the group transferred to the detention center of Vladivostok from a correctional institution in Khabarovsk Krai, where he was serving a sentence for other crimes. Now the case against him was directed for consideration to Lenin district court of Vladivostok.